Sixth Annual Inter-School Recitation Contest

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, Vahan and Anoush Chamlian School hosted the sixth annual inter-school recitation contest organized by the Board of Regents of Prelacy Schools under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate. Rev. Fr. Ghevont Kirazian attended, delivered the invocation and conveyed the blessings of His Eminence.

Over 100 students from the following schools participated: Rose and Alex Pilibos, Mesrobian, Ferrahian, Marie Cabayan, Chamlian, Ari Guiragos Minassian, AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian, AGBU Vatche and Tamar Manoukian, Sahag-Mesrob, Armenian Sisters Academy, and ARS Saturday Shools.

Remarks were delivered by Board of Regents Chair Lisa Gaboudian, Chamlian Vice-Principal Rita Kaprielian, and Board of Regents member Lena Kortoshian. This year’s jury members were Grigor Ogaryan, Takouhi Arzoumanian, Sayat Baboumian, Kevork Bedikian, Maral Varjabedian, and Mgo Panossian.

The recitations were presented in three parts; 4th and 5th grades, 6th – 8th grades, and 9th – 12th grades. Students eloquently presented the works of literary masters such as Taniel Varoujan, Siamanto, Hamasdegh, Aram Haigaz, Moushegh Ishkhan, Hovhannes Shiraz, Yeghishe Charents, and Avedik Isahagian.

All participants received certificates of commendation from the Board of Regents and Armenian government and mementos from the Prelacy.

The awards ceremony will take place at the Prelacy in due time.

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